We’re Ben and Jenna,
a pair of photographers, writers, and adventurers. Wild Imagining is our online trip journal and photo album, where you can find inspiration and advice for your next adventure.
We went to Chicago for one reason: it has the cheapest tickets to Hamilton. Ben and I talked a few times last year about flying out there for a weekend just to see it. Why not, right? For the price of just the show tickets in New York, we could afford the Chicago...read more
Last spring, I went to Cuba with a group of coworkers to check out my company’s group tours there. It was a quick trip—only five days—but it was a lovely introduction to Cienfuegos, Trinidad, and Havana. At the time, diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba were...read more
Since we moved to Boston nearly two years ago (!), travel has taken somewhat of a backseat in our lives. At least, travel in the “big adventure” sense. We have gone on plenty of short jaunts to neighboring towns, western Massachusetts, even far northern Vermont and...read more
Rain pummeled the canvas above our heads, candlelight flickered on the walls, and the scent of campfire lingered on our clothes. Ben and I were camped out in a "bell tent" on the edge of a meadow, not far from the sea on Scotland's Isle of Skye. As the shadows...read more
I have dreamed of adventuring in the Scottish Highlands since I read the work of Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns in 9th grade. Something about the craggy, mist-shrouded peaks and boggy moors appealed to me. Plus, I've been working on my taste for whisky for the last...read more
Salem...the name itself conjures a wicked aura. For six months in 1692, the quaint village was the scene of the Witch Trials, a pretty terrifying cycle of fear-mongering and finger-pointing that had fatal consequences. When it was over, 27 people had died: 19 were...read more